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December 17, 2018
The World Advanced Aerobatic Championships are headed back to the USA in 2022 after CIVA delegates accepted a bid from the International Aerobatic Club and IAC Chapter 12 to host the 15th biennial event. Dates are set for October 11-22, 2022.
 
Duncan Koerbel, IAC 437649 and President of IAC Chapter 12, attended the CIVA plenary in Warsaw, Poland on November 10 to present the bid. The bid named Jean, Nevada as the contest site, citing the proximity to Las Vegas, Nevada as a key point of interest for international pilots and their families and friends. The Jean...
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December 13, 2018

On November 8, 2018 at the EAA Halls of Fame Banquet, longstanding IAC member Tom Adams was inducted into the IAC Hall of Fame.

Adams (IAC 1999) learned to fly by training with his father and helped pay for college by dusting crops in a 450 Stearman. He served in the Marine Aviation Cadet program in Pensacola, flying A-4D Skyhawks, and eventually began a 32-year career with Northwest Airlines. Adams retired as a captain on the 747-400 after logging time in more than 100 different aircraft types.

His aerobatic career began with a self-built Pitts S-1C in regional IAC...

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December 10, 2018

While there is no official IAC award specifically for the RV series of aircraft, IAC board member Ron Schreck maintains a list of standings on the Vans Air Force website. http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1302132

Ron writes: Congratulations to Brian Pfam who scored a first place finish in the final IAC competition of the season. Brian is the sole RV pilot competing in the Primary category this year and expects to move up to the Sportsman level in 2019...

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December 4, 2018

This year 22 proposals, evaluated by the eight member Rules Committee, were recommended to the IAC Board of Directors for adoption into the 2019 Rule Book, and an additional three rules proposals were conditionally recommended if indicated changes were included.  Of these, 11 were approved.  Approved proposals have been sent back to the Rules Committee for inclusion in the 2019 IAC Rulebook.

The approved proposals are

2019-02  Glider seatbelt requirements eased.
2019-04  Allow CIVA Judges to judge at the IAC Nationals.
2019-...

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November 19, 2018
The IAC Board of Directors met in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on November 9th and 10th for the annual Fall Board Meeting. The board had 64 agenda items to review, discuss, and make some decisions on. All documents are on the IAC website here for our members: https://www.iac.org/meeting-docs (member log in required)
 
Of major interest to the membership were four big topics; U.S. National Aerobatic Championships, Rules Proposals, the 2019 Proposed Known...
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November 16, 2018

A New IAC eCommerce Web Store is Coming Soon!

For the last two years IAC has hosted their merchandise on the EAA Shop site. Recently EAA did an upgrade on on their site and the arrangement of items has changed from what has been in place previously. The clothing is no longer divided up into divisions such as, Warbirds, IAC and Vintage. When shopping the site now you will see categories of clothing such as Mens, Womens, Kids, etc.

In coordination with our merchandising vendor Promotional Designs, Inc. (PDI) we are in the planning stages of having an IAC only...

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